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Whether you're a novice or advanced boater, safety always comes first. But, even in the best of circumstances, boating accidents occur. Check with your state boating authority regarding accident reporting requirements. For example, if you run your new boat into a log—and significant damage occurs—you may be liable to report it, even if no one was hurt.